Events

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Reflections from Beyond the Desk

Despite being known mostly for its strength in science and technology, MIT is home to many skilled artists who pursue their work inside and outside the...

The Art of Memory

What does it mean to remember? Sited in four Italian towns that have been indelibly changed by natural disasters, this exhibition explores the notion of...

Citadel Securities Trading Challenge (Apply within - INVITE only)

Please join Citadel Securities' traders to gain insight into the financial technology industry. Learn more about the types of challenging trading problems we...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00am
Dr. Rhonda Y Williams, speaker

"The Luxury of Supposing": Black Power & U.S. History - The celebrated novelist, essayist, and activist James Baldwin wrote in 1968 that “Americans”...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
Sustainability Lunch Series: Corporate Political Responsibility

What is the role of NGOs in raising awareness of corporate political activity? Join Bethany Patten of the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative and Chris Fox...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:45am to 12:45pm
Harvard Business School Info Session

Do you know where an MBA can take you? Open your mind to the breadth of career opportunities available in business and feel the flexibility of the MBA...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
POSTPONED | MIT List Visual Arts Center | Christine Sun Kim: Off the Charts

California-born, Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim (b. 1980) works in sound, performance, drawing, installation, and video. She considers the sonic as a...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
POSTPONED | MIT List Visual Arts Center | Colored People Time: Mundane Futures, Quotidian Pasts, Banal Presents

Colored People Time (CPT) offers a profound exploration into how the history of chattel slavery and colonialism in America not only shaped the foundations of...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Catholic Mass - cancelled until further notice!

Weekday Mass

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Crafternoon - Hand-Crafted Origami Lucky Heart

In the spirit of Valentines day, we will be making decorative paper-crafted lucky hearts. We will be providing colorful origami papers and glass jars for...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
The Data + Feminism Lab hosts Joana Varon

Speculative TransFeminist Futures: from imagination to action From consent to profound debates around intersectionalities, feminist theories and approaches...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
xTalk: Nataliya Kosmyna on Physiological Sensing in Learning Environments

Lessons Learned from Physiological Sensing in Learning Environments Knowledge work has become increasingly complex and demanding. Given the magnitude of...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Double Debiased Machine Learning Nonparametric Inference with Continuous Treatments

Ying-Ying Lee (University of California-Irvine)

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Earnings Inequality in Production Networks

Federico Huneeus (Yale University)

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
How to Sell in a Sequential Auction Market

Tom Wiseman (University of Texas)

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Masayuki Wasa (Boston College): Organic Chemistry Seminar

Lecture title: "Recent Advances in Enantioselective Cooperative Catalysis" Wasa Research Group website: https://www2.bc.edu/masayuki-wasa/wasa.html

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Physics Colloquium Series (02.13) | Lindley Winslow

The David and Edith Harris Physics Colloquium Series Speaker: Lindley Winslow | MIT "Axion Dark Matter and Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay: New Techniques...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
SMSD Seminar - Coupled Dynamics of Particles and Fluid-Fluid Interface: Instabilities & Failure Modes

Professor Sungyon Lee University of Minnesota In this talk, we will discuss two distinct physical scenarios in which non-colloidal particles couple to the...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm
Special Seminar: Mehrdad Jazayeri

Mehrdad Jazayeri studies how neurons and circuits generate dynamic patterns of activity that result in flexible, goal-directed behavior.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
orc.mit.edu/seminars-events

Aaron Sidford Assistant Professor Stanford Abstract: Linear programming is one of the most well-studied problems in continuous optimization and a prominent...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:15pm
Mock Interviews for First Years

Join us for a mock interview session featuring employers, alumni, and staff. Develop your confidence, practice your professional presentation, and get...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Matthew Berland, Associate Professor of Design, Informal, and Creative Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

People often learn complex computational content most easily and deeply when they have “creative agency” – the social network, ability, skills, resources,...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
MIT Logo light box

Please join Citadel Securities' traders to gain insight into the financial technology industry. Learn more about the types of challenging trading problems we...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Sexual Health Clinic at MIT Medical

For MIT students ONLY - join us at MIT Medical for sexual health consultations with MIT Medical clinicians. Please bring your MIT ID and insurance card....

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar (SPAMS)

Featured Speakers : Richard Zhang (MIT Mathematics) Title : On the Analytical, Semi-Analytical, and Numerical Methods for Harmonic and Biharmonic...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
AMITA: From Lab to Leadership

Join the Association of MIT Alumnae (AMITA) for an evening with Anne Aunins PhD '91 "From Lab to Leadership: A Journey From Developing processes for Making...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cancelled: Physics and Photography Workshop fro Adults

Learn to do your own high-speed photography and hear how MIT researchers are able to photograph events as fast as light itself.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
MONOS Screening Flyer

Monos is a 2019 internationally co-produced war drama film directed by Alejandro Landes, written by Landes and Alexis Dos Santos and produced by Fernando...

LGBT Speed Dating Night!

Speed dating and networking with fellow LGBT+ grad students at MITDinner will be servedLight music to set the mood.Sponsored by the GSC Funding Board

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Thursday, February 13, 2020